Representative Mike Rogers, Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, said that Congress needs to act quickly, in an interview with NBC this week. The websites of major U.S. banks have been offline for 249 hours in the past six weeks, due to a series of sustained cyber attacks by an unknown foreign group.
Analysis of malicious code dubbed Win32/Caphaw (a.k.a. Shylock) attacking major European banks, with ability to automatically steal money when the user is actively accessing his banking account.
A Barclays employee accessed her partner’s ex-wife’s bank statements when he was involved in a legal dispute over the terms of a divorce settlement.